get one's jollies

Definition of get one's jollies

US, informal + disapproving

  1. :  to get a feeling of enjoyment or excitement She doesn't think much of people who get their jollies from watching violent movies.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

jollyplay jollies
  1. :  full of high spirits :  joyous

    :  given to conviviality :  jovial

    :  expressing, suggesting, or inspiring lively happiness and good cheer :  cheerful

  1. :  very

  1. :  to engage in good-natured banter

    :  to put or try to put in good humor especially to gain an end

  1. :  a good time :  jollification

    :  kicks

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